Reading Girls’ School

Use this site for specific admissions and 11 Plus exam information for Reading Girls’ School. We hope to help you to find out how to be successful with an 11 Plus exam application to Reading Girls’ School.

About Reading Girls’ School

Reading Girls’ School is smaller than the average-sized comprehensive school. The proportion of students known to be eligible for free school meals is above average. Almost two thirds of students are from minority ethnic backgrounds; the largest ethnic groups are of White British, Pakistani and African origin. Approximately two thirds of students speak English as an additional language. The proportion of disabled students and those who have special educational needs is above average; the largest groups in this category have moderate learning difficulties and emotional and behavioural difficulties. The school meets the current floor standards. The school works in partnership with a local girls’ grammar school and a nearby university. It has specialist status in business and enterprise.

County Berkshire
Address Reading Girls’ School, Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 7PY
Type Girls’ partially selective school
Pupils 653
Places in Year 7 40/45 selective places – roughly 25% of year 7 intake is selective
Open Days June/July
Reading Girls’  Maths resources
School Verbal Reasoning resources
11+ Resources Non Verbal Reasoning resources
Competition 6+ applicants for every place
Exam Format CEM
School Website


Reading Girls’ School 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Reading Girls’ School 11+ exam is just as important how much you revise. You can get information on how to prepare for the exam on our Top Ten 11 Plus Preparation Tips page. While it is recommended to start revision and preparation early, if you have left it late to begin, the we suggest visiting our Last Minute Preparation page to see our last minute process and plan. If the eleven plus exam is approaching soon and you are looking for advice for the day, then check out our 11 Plus Exam Day Tips page.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for Reading Girls’ School

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Reading Girls’ School to help their child prepare as best they can for the 11 plus test. For information on which books to use and how to structure 11 Plus exam preparation for entry to Reading Girls’ School go to our exam papers and books section for Berkshire Reading.

On our Free 11 Plus Papers page, you will find a wide range of resources to download and use for your child’s preparation. We have papers for Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English and many more.

Completing 11 Plus Mocks are also useful preparation for the real thing. You can get more information on completing an 11+ Mock at home here or visit our Berkshire Reading Mock Exams page for more information on Berkshire Reading Mock test centres.